United States of America in History (Part 85)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8401 - 8,500 of 9,830

  • 1978-12-29 LaToya London, American R&B and soul singer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1978-12-30 Tyrese [Gibson], American R&B singer (Tyrese) and actor (Transformers), born in Watts, Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-04 Jeph Howard, American rock bass player (The Used), born in Orem, Utah
  • 1979-01-07 Ryan Tedder, American singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1979-01-13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • 1979-01-14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1979-01-14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-15 Young Dro [D'Juan Hart], American rapper (Shoulder Lean), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-01-16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1979-01-19 Spider Loc [Curtis Williams], American rapper (G-Unit), and actor, born in Compton, California
  • 1979-01-20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park), born in Calabasas, California
  • 1979-01-25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1979-01-25 Gabe Jennings, American distance runner, born in California
  • 1979-01-26 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • 1979-01-29 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri
  • 1979-02-01 Jason Isbell, American singer (Drive-By Truckers), born in Green Hill, Alabama
  • 1979-02-08 Josh Keaton, American actor and singer, born in Hacienda Heights, California
  • 1979-02-10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • 1979-02-10 Ross Powers, American snowboarder, born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1979-02-13 Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1979-02-23 D-Roc [D'Angelo Holmes], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-02-24 Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
  • 1979-02-25 Jennifer Ferrin, American actress
  • 1979-03-03 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • 1979-03-06 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-06 Ryan Nyquist, American BMX rider, born in Los Gatos, California
  • 1979-03-08 Andy Ross, American guitarist (OK Go)
  • 1979-03-09 Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1979-03-11 Benji Madden, American guitarist (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979-03-11 Joel Madden, American singer (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979-03-12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-13 Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-03-14 Chris Klein, American actor
  • 1979-03-17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • 1979-03-18 Adam Levine, American singer (Maroon 5 - "This Love"; "Moves Like Jagger"), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-03-18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • 1979-03-20 Molly Jenson, American musician
  • 1979-03-20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • 1979-03-22 Aaron North, American musician (Nine Inch Nails), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-03-23 Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  • 1979-03-24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • 1979-03-25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • 1979-03-25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel

Person of interestNorah Jones

1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American pop and jazz singer and pianist ("Come Away With Me"), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
Singer and Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 1979-04-02 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1979-04-04 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Person of interestHeath Ledger

1979-04-04 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

  • 1979-04-09 Albert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-04-09 Keith Nobbs, American actor (Phone Booth), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1979-04-10 Shemekia Copeland, American blues singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1979-04-10 Rachel Corrie, American political activist, born in Olympia, Washington (d. 2003)
  • 1979-04-11 Chris Gaylor, American drummer (The All-American Rejects), born in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 1979-04-11 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1979-04-14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • 1979-04-18 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestKate Hudson

1979-04-19 Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Kate Hudson
Actress
Kate Hudson
  • 1979-04-23 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1979-04-27 Will Boyd, American bass guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1979-05-01 Ben Easter, American actor
  • 1979-05-03 Monsta Mack [Steven Carrasquillo], American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-05-04 Lance Bass, American pop singer (NSYNC - "Bye, Bye, Bye"), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • 1979-05-05 Vincent Kartheiser, American actor (Mad Men), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979-05-09 Rosario Dawson, American actress
  • 1979-05-09 Andrew W.K. [Wilkes-Krier], American rock singer, musician, songwriter ("Party Hard"), motivational speaker, and advice columnist, born in Stanford, California
  • 1979-05-13 Michael Madden, American rock bassist (Maroon 5, 1994-2020), born in Austin, Texas
  • 1979-05-22 Maggie Q [Margaret Quigley], American actress (Mission Impossible III, Nikita), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1979-05-24 Frank Mir, American UFC fighter and professional wrestler, born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 1979-05-26 Elisabeth Harnois, American actress (CSI), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1979-05-26 Ashley Massaro, American model and professional wrestler
  • 1979-05-28 Jesse Bradford, American actor
  • 1979-05-28 Monica Keena, American actress
  • 1979-05-29 Brian Kendrick, American pro wrestler (WWE cruiserweight tag team champion), born in Fairfax, Virginia
  • 1979-05-29 Casey Sheehan, American soldier; son of Cindy Sheehan (d. 2004)
  • 1979-06-05 Pete Wentz, American musician (Fall Out Boy), born in Wilmette, Illinois
  • 1979-06-05 Jason White, American NASCAR driver, born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1979-06-08 Derek Trucks, American guitarist and founder of Grammy Award-winning The Derek Trucks Band (Tedeschi Truck Band), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1979-06-19 John Ford, American software engineer

Person of interestChris Pratt

1979-06-21 Chris Pratt, American actor (Guardians of the Galaxy, Jurassic World,), born in Virginia, Minnesota

  • 1979-06-22 Joey Cheek, American speed skater
  • 1979-06-24 Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • 1979-06-25 Katie Doyle, American actress (The Hillz) and reality television star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1979-06-25 Busy Philipps, American actress (Freaks and Geeks), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • 1979-06-27 John Warne, American musician (Relient K; Ace Troubleshooter), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1979-06-30 Rick Gonzalez, Hispanic-American actor
  • 1979-07-01 Forrest Griffin, American mixed martial artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1979-07-02 Sam Hornish, Jr., American race car driver

Person of interestKevin Hart

1979-07-06 Kevin Hart, American comedian ("Laugh at My Pain", The Secret Life of Pets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Comedian and Actor Kevin Hart
Comedian and Actor
Kevin Hart
  • 1979-07-15 Laura Benanti, American musical theatre actress

Person of interestKim Rhode

1979-07-16 Kim Rhode, American double trap and skeet shooter (Olympic Gold: 1996, 2004 & 2012), born in Whittier, California

Olympic Gold Shooter Kim Rhode
Olympic Gold Shooter
Kim Rhode
  • 1979-07-16 Jayma Mays, American actress (Glee, Heroes), born in Bristol, Tennessee
  • 1979-07-17 Mike Vogel, American actor (Under the Dome), born in Abington Township, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-07-18 Rick Baxter, American politician
  • 1979-07-18 Jared Hess, American film director and screenwriter
  • 1979-07-18 Joey Mercury, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-07-18 Jermaine Paul, American gospel and R&B singer, winner of "The Voice" (2012), born in Harriman, New York
  • 1979-07-24 Stat Quo [Stanley Benton], American rapper, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-07-26 Mageina Tovah, American actress (Joan of Arcadia), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1979-07-27 Shannon Moore, American professional wrestler, born in Cameron, North Carolina

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